Waukon wrestling team falls to Class 3A top 10-rated Waverly-Shell Rock, 66-15, in home opener, places eighth at South Winneshiek Tournament


Locking up the cradle ... Waukon wrestling 120-pound sophomore Owen Malone locks up a cradle on Waverly-Shell Rock freshman Dylan Stockdale on the way to a fall in 2:11 in their dual-opening bout in the Indians’ 66-15 home loss to the Class 3A sixth-rated Go-Hawks Thursday, December 12. From the top position to start the second period, Malone maneuvered Stockdale into the cradle for a pin just 11 seconds into the period for a 6-0 Indian lead. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon wrestling team put on fewer miles in this past week’s competition schedule that included the mat Tribe’s first home dual meet of the season and another weekend tournament. That first home meet held the difficult task of hosting Class 3A sixth-rated Waverly-Shell Rock, who handed the Indians a 66-15 home defeat Thursday, December 12, before the Tribe competed at the South Winneshiek Invitational Saturday, December 14 and wrestled to an eighth-place team finish.

The wrestling Tribe will next host Decorah and Caledonia, MN Thursday, December 19 before wrestling in the Starmont Tournament Saturday, December 21 prior to the holiday break. The Indians will then return to action Friday, January 3 for a multi-team dual event at South Winneshiek.

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